Heather has over 25 years of experience in organizational development and executive management with a variety of individuals, nonprofit organizations, and creative institutions. Eight of those years have involved acting in the capacity of a creative consultant who specialized in revamping organizational structures, increasing available funding, the application of creative marketing, and strategic planning. Heather’s leadership philosophy centers on assisting each individual and/or organization in recognizing their passion, purpose, and unique vision and applying those inner fires to boldly ignite their drive to accomplish their artistic and professional aspirations. Heather has been a practicing artist for over 20 years. Her artistic works have been exhibited in both group and solo exhibitions, commissioned for public murals and private collections. She completed a BA in Individualized Studies from Goddard College in 2009. Heather went on to expand her studies focusing on: The Medicine of Art, Artist as Keeper of Ancestry and Lineage, Artist as Vessel, and Borderland Theory and Expression in Contemporary Art. She received her MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College in 2012.